On 11/02/2015 07:42 PM, Laeeth Isharc wrote:
On Sunday, 1 November 2015 at 02:41:37 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
The good news is Sociomantic wants to ... more generally get more
involved in
helping the Foundation and the language.

Hey - this is great news, and not a complete surprise for those of us
reading between the lines ... (who else could the corporate sponsor have
been ? ;)

But are you and they going to send out a press release or something and
announce it on Reddit and Hacker News?

I'll have a meeting with them to discuss this topic among others.

[BTW you mentioned a desire to have more lieutenants to do such things,
and that's definitely a better way to organize things, but at the same
time it's not that clear what the status of things is.  Eg I waited for
a while to post news of your leaving Facebook to reddit because I didn't
know if you were ready].

On the face of it any publicly available information can be posted to social news outlets by anyone. Apply good judgment to what's considered newsworthy etc. Then of course there are better times than others to post news (PST mornings are better, workdays are better, and Monday is better).

I am speaking at codemesh on D tomorrow, and I don't want to take any
risk in stealing the thunder by leaking it to a broader audience

Good luck. Just have at it!

Ie if you could be clearer in desired communications strategy that would
help I think.

I'll think of refinements, but by and large if I announce it here, announce everywhere.



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